In Guangzhou, China, an unusual method is being employed to deter bridge jumping suicides: butter. The steel bridge in question has long been “popular” with jumpers, and officials have gone so far as to post security guards at both ends in order to thwart attempts–but to no avail.
This weeklong observance was established in 1922 to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire that occurred in 1871.
The Evac+Chair is designed to transport occupants who need assistance down stairs during an emergency event.
The states with an OSHA law already in effect are Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New York, and most recently, Missouri. The state of Nevada OSHA training law becomes effective January 1, 2010.
New data from the Families and Work Institute shows that the health of employed American workers is trending downward in a number of important areas.
For National Clean Hands Week (September 20-26) Georgia-Pacific Professional has made a poster available online to promote good hand hygiene practices among elementary school children.
As winter approaches, this mat from Cozy Products is designed to protect against slip-and-fall accidents and workman’s compensation claims.
Bollards from Wikk Industries can be customized to meet the operational needs of a facility.
Western Michigan University (WMU) has set up a detailed map online that identifies the best routes for mobility and access to every building on its main campus.
OSHA is updating the references in its regulations to reflect more recent editions of the applicable national consensus standards that incorporate advances in technology.